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Live results, thoughts and play-by-play for the UFC on Fox 6 undercard fights on Facebook and FX.
As with every major show, Bloody Elbow will be here to bring you live results, play by play and commentary for UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. Our live coverage will start with the one fight on Facebook (4:35 p.m. ET) followed by the fights on the FX prelim broadcast (5 p.m. ET) through the Fox main card (8 p.m. ET) so make sure to make Bloody Elbow your home for this event.
This post will cover live results and thoughts for the preliminary card on Facebook and FX.
The prelim portion of the card breaks down like this:
Preliminary Card (FX)
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
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Simeon Thoresen vs David Mitchell - Round 1 - Thoresen with a jab, Mitchell reaches with his own. Mitchell is trying to get inside and he lands a jab. Thoresen lands in the clinch and then Mitchell lands a sharp jab as they separate. Right hand by Mitchell lands. Left hook gets in to the side of the head for Thoresen. Thoresen tries to clinch and Mitchell works the uppercuts. He keeps throwing the one-two combo. Again the right hand in for Mitchell. Big right hand by Thoresen lands now. Leg kick by Thoresen catches Mitchell on one leg and briefly knocks him to the canvas. Now Thoresen with a flurry of hard punches. Hard flurry by Thoresen and now Mitchell comes back hard. Mitchell landing in the clinch well. Good first round. 10-9 Mitchell.
Round 2 - Jab by Mitchell and he has Thoresen going backward, now he lands several shots in the clinch. Mitchell hurts him badly with a flurry of punches and Thoresen is on the ground. Mitchell looking to take the back. Mitchell can't get a sub and he's just on top now, landing punches and elbows. Thoresen is bleeding from around his left eye. Mitchell drops for a leg now and he lands some punches while looking to lock up a heel hook but he can't and now Thoresen is looking for a takedown and he gets it to end up on top. Gogoplata attempt by Mitchell goes...nowhere. Now Mitchell tries for a triangle choke and uses it to end up on top. 10-9 Mitchell.
Round 3 - Mitchell pushes him into the cage and starts working some punches from the clinch, forcing Thoresen to spin out and back away. Thoresen lands a big punch but Mitchell comes hard and lands a few punches. Left hand by Mitchell. Hard left by Thoresen and now a right but Mitchell lands shots in return. Mitchell gets the takedown now. Mitchell lands a big uppercut, Thoresen with a punch and a body kick that land hard. Hard leg kick by Thoresen. Now Mitchell can't get a takedown and Thoresen is on top. Mitchell tries to lock up the triangle choke. Hard hammerfists by Mitchell now and Thoresen has to stand up to get out of it. The Facebook/YouTube stream runs out of time and...we won't get to see the rest of that fight. Folks in the arena on Twitter say Judges have it 30-27 across the board. David Mitchell wins by unanimous decision.
Rafael Natal vs. Sean Spencer - Round 1 - Early on there's an accidental poke to the eye by Natal. They resume action after a few moments and Spencer is coming forward hard. Not much of anything landing for either guy for the first two minutes. Natal throwing some leg kicks that are landing well and Spencer is trying to get a counter in. Now a spinning backfist for Natal misses and he turns it into a leg kick. Spencer knocks him down with a punch, but it looked mostly like a push more than a big shot. Natal lands a good shot and now gets the takedown into full mount. Natal is landing hard shots now Natal is unable to finish before the round ends. 10-9 Natal.
Round 2 - Spencer lands a good right hand but Natal takes it. Natal gets the takedown but Spencer manages to stand back up. Natal ends up with another takedown. Natal works away from on top, landing to the body and head without really doing anything too significant. Natal ends the round on the back, squeezing away on a choke but Spencer survives to the final horn. 10-9 Natal again.
Round 3 - (Kid Nate sitting in for this round) Spencer moving forward but looking tired. Natal springs into a double leg, slams Spencer to his back. Natal to side control. Natal traps Spencer's left arm for the mounted crucifix. Starts throwing elbows. Spencer floundering haplessly. Natal goes for an Americana/key lock. Natal lets it go, moves to mount. Threatening with an arm triangle. Spencer taps. Rafael Natal submits Sean Spencer with an arm triangle at 2:13 of Round 3.
Mike Russow vs. Shawn Jordan - Round 1 - Russow landing some hard shots and Russow has him on the run. Jordan is bleeding under his right eye and on the corner of his left eye. Now Russow looking for the takedown. Russow is tagging him once aain after they separate and Jordan is really having trouble dealing with him. Now Russow looking for the takedown. Russow is looking a bit tired but he blasts Jordan with a right hand again. 10-9 Russow, easy.
Round 2 - Jordan trying to come out fast and he lands a right hand and an uppercut. Now Russow with a right hand and Jordan accidentally pokes him in the eye. They restart quickly though. Hard combo by Jordan. Now Jordan gets a takedown. Jordan takes the back now. He can't lock in a choke so he settles for punching him in the head. Again they go to the ground and Jordan is on top in mount. Now he's landing big shots. Jordan fires away and Russow can't do anything but cover up and Herb Dean calls a stop to the fight. Shawn Jordan wins by TKO (punches), round 2.
Ryan Bader vs. Vladimir Matyushenko - Round 1 - Big left hand by Bader knocks Matyushenko to the mat. Now Bader locks up a strange head and arm choke off the bottom and Matyushenko has to tap after Bader gets half guard, still holding the choke. Ryan Bader wins by submission, round 1.
Mike Stumpf vs. Pascal Krauss - Round 1 - Stumpf with a leg kick after eating a few from Krauss first. More leg kicks from Kauss. Krauss is winning with range here and now he uses a three punch combo and ends it with a kick to the leg. Krauss with a big front kick to the face and he's looking like he can do pretty much anything he wants. Big uppercut by Krauss hurts Stumpf badly. 10-9 Krauss.
Round 2 - Front kick to the face again by Krauss and a good left to follow. Hard uppercut by Krauss. Krauss has really owned the early part of the round and now Stumpf gets behind him in a ground scramble and ends up getting on top on the ground. Stumpf working to improve position and Krauss stands up. Good elbow by Krauss as they stand up. Stumpf with a big uppecut and that work Krauss up again. Now Stumpf shoots but gets caught in a headlock and eats several knees. Krauss lands another knee and Stumpf with a leg kick as the round ends. 10-9 Krauss.
Round 3 - Good uppercut by Krauss and a big overhand right. Stumpf is pushing and trying to make something happen but he got tagged again. Now a four fight combo for Krauss. Big shots by Krauss are landing again. Krauss is not coasting at all this round, really opening up with his punches. Stumpf with a wide right that gets in without much power. Body kick, jab, big right hand by Krauss. Another big right. Krauss with a few more punches and Stumpf keeps throwing back, he's a tough, gutsy guy but he's just getting beaten up. Takedown for Krauss now and he's on top working short punches an elbows. 10-9 Krauss
Official scorecards: 30-27 across the board. Pascal Krauss wins by unanimous decision.
Clay Guida vs. Hatsu Hioki - Round 1 - Guida coming forward bouncing and landing a leg kick. Hioki throwing a ew straight punches and trying to be measured. Both guys land punches in an exchange. Guida with a hard left and now Hioki is walking forward and looking to the body. Big right hand by Hioki. Guida looks for a takedown but can't get it. Right hand by Hioki lands and now a head kick is blocked. Guida ducks down for a big takedown. Hioki briefly looks for a triangle but Guida prevents him from advancing to it. Guida tries to muscle his way to a pass but Hioki defends. Guida tries to stand up and Hioki gets a headlock and starts landing knees. Now they're back to distance. 10-9 Hioki.
Round 2 - Hioki with a kick and then starts to jab to Guida's face. Hard leg kick by Guida and now he picks up Hioki and slams him to the mat. Hioki looks for a kimura from uard now. Hioki looking for a triangle and now switches to an armbar attempt but Guida slams his way out of it. Guida lands a punch on the ground finally. Hioki working elbows off his back but GUida is looking to just grind away from top but he's not really landin anything. Leg kick by Hioki. Head kick by Hioki and a few punches and I think he won that round as Guida did nothing aside from the slam. 10-9 Hioki.
Round 3 - Hioki with a body shot and a right ot the head. Takedown by Guida again. Hioki looking to work the very high guard. Guida works and gets to half guard briefly but Hioki gets full guard back. They eventually are stood up after a lot of nothing and Hioki tries to work a few kicks and punches. I guess 10-9 Guida as Hioki wasn't able to put him in danger that round.
Official scorecards: 29-28 Hioki, 30-27 Guida, 29-28 Guida. Clay Guida wins by split decision.
TJ Grant vs. Matt Wiman - Round 1 - Wiman coming forward and Grant lands a shot and then ties up before throwing a knee. Wiman answers with an elbow. Wiman digs to the body and starts working in leg kicks before missing a ew punches. Right hand lands fo Wiman. Grant with a nice short two punch combo and then a clinch to land a sharp elbow. Another big elbow by Grant and Wiman is badly wobbled. Grant with some hard punches now. Wiman shoots and can't get the takedown and ends up on his back. Grant in side control, trapping an arm but Wiman spins and they go back to standing. Grant is busting him up again and now he lands knees to the body in the clinch and now hard elbows to the face. Now Grant with a series of elbows to the head again and Wiman drops. Follow up shots and it is stopped. TJ Grant wins by TKO (elbows and punches), round 1.